Joel Esquenazi, the president of Miami based Terra
Telecommunications Corp., and Carlos Rodriguez, the executive vice president of
the company, were convicted on all counts following a jury trial. Specifically,
the two men were convicted on one count of conspiracy to violate the FCPA and
I had intended to post Part II of my series the recent
court rulings on instrumentalities. However, sometimes events overtake you. In
the world of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), some of the fact
scenarios are so preposterous that if they were in a book, labeled as fiction,
they would probably...
This article was reprinted with permission
from FCPA Professor
Two years ago today, for the first time in
FCPA history a motion to dismiss was filed, with the benefit of a detailed
and complete overview of the FCPA's extensive legislative history on the
"foreign official" element...